In this activity we’ll look at how to find a journal on your topic, and identify its ranking/quality in that field using SciMago. Why do you need to check on the ranking/quality of a journal? Many thousands of journals are produced, and not every journal is made equal. This could be due to a number more… »
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In this activity we’ll look at how to find a journal on your topic and identify its ranking/quality in that field using SciMago. Why do you need to check on the ranking/quality of a journal? Many thousands of journals are produced, and not every journal is made equal. This could be due to a number more… »
Resources you might find useful for the challenge Frameworks such as PICO, SPIDER and others are used to help to identify the key concepts and search terms for literature searching. The PRISMA flow chart used to record the reviewers search results, the appraisal results and evidence. The Library guide to Literature reviews: Scoping Reviews Your more… »
In this exercise you will look at two different journals and check each for warning signs that help you to identify a predatory journal. The Library has a guide to predatory journals. You will find things you need to look out for there, but here is a step by step procedure you can go through. more… »
Resources for this challenge Library databases for Education and Teaching An example: ERIC – Education Resources Information Center (EBSCOhost version) Your challenge Looking in ERIC, search for articles on learning & teaching in higher education – search terms may include : Higher education OR undergraduate students OR University Instructional OR pedagogy OR learning process more… »
Teamwork can lead to solutions and benefits. Choose your partners carefully and focus on shared outcomes. Can your new partners add skills and knowledge lacking in among your existing colleagues? Collaborations can increase citations – especially if you collaborate with people from other specialties or institutions. Using Scopus to find collaborators In this exercise you more… »